Statement from the GUSD:
“The Glendale Unified School District community is saddened to report that an isolated fatal fall occurred this afternoon at Crescenta Valley High School.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff is investigating a fatal fall by a male student in the high school’s central quad area shortly after noon Friday, February 10.
Crescenta Valley High School immediately secured the area. Students were directed to the football field as the school initiated emergency procedures for the orderly dismissal of students from its emergency gate On Ramsdell Avenue.
“Our thoughts are with the family at this very difficult time. Our first concern is for the well-being of all of our students. Together with our supportive community we will help our students get through this,” said Superintendent of School Dr. Richard Sheehan.
Students are safe and cooperative. Counselors and psychologists have been made available to students and their families. The crisis counseling team will also be on campus all next week.
Additional resources wiLl be posted on the high school and school district websites.”
A male Crescenta Valley High School student died after falling from a school building into the quad earlier today. The name of the student has not yet been released.
Crescenta Valley High School principal Michele Doll is preparing a statement that will be released to Falcon parents via the school’s phone ed system. It says, in part, that an isolated incident occurred at lunchtime today and that a student has died as a result of a fall. A crisis team has been ordered to the school to work with all students.
Administrators have evacuated students to the school lower field. Parents or authorized guardians are advised to come to the field to pick up their student(s) before 3 p.m. today.
CV Weekly will continue to provide updates as information is released.